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Red Butterfly Plant Seeds

This is a discussion on Red Butterfly Plant Seeds within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Okay, I went outside and harvested some of the browned, seed laden, stems and then ...

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    Smile Red Butterfly Plant Seeds

    Okay, I went outside and harvested some of the browned, seed laden, stems and then shook some seeds loose into a bowl. Anybody want some free seeds? These are pretty easy, find a spot where nothing else will grow, throw these seeds down and get your scissors ready. It grows and spreads and attracts butterflies like a magnet. Here in Florida, it grows like a weed, I'm sure it'll grow whereever you plant it as well. Drop me a PM with your address and I'll stick some in folded piece of paper. They are tiny, tiny little things, all I'll have to do is mail you an envelope.
    This is what they will look like full grown....no cursing my name if they take over your backyard now...lol!
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    Beautiful! Anyone know the genus or species for this?

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    Looks like Salvia coccinea.

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    Yup Salvia Coccinea it is!

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    Wow, I never even bothered to wonder....lol....but thanks! I'll be sure to make a note on the container of remaining seeds. I'm finding it extremely neat that I now have my seeds going to several places. Thanks everyone, I hope you all will share pictures this fall when they are in bloom for you. I hope they bring lots of butterflies to your yards as well!

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    If they grow here in Arkansas, I will be happy to collect some seeds and pass them on too! I can't wait to try them. Thanks Connie!

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